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2011 election results: new mayor, hard liquor initiative looks to pass

Results are in on the 2011 election. As of 8:55 p.m. Tuesday night, the results in local races with opposed candidates are: Goldendale Mayor: Clint Baze, 473 votes; Arletta Parton, 351 votes. City of...

 

Klickitat High School students collect, decorate, deliver presents for those in need

A class of Klickitat High School students descended upon the Klickitat food bank last Thursday to drop off shoebox presents and other donations for...

 

Legion offering poppies for Veterans’ Day

American Legion volunteers will be back at various businesses in Goldendale for their annual poppy promotion, from now through Veterans’ Day, Nov. 11. The volunteers will be distributing the...

 

City council takes first pass at budget

The City Council meeting Monday night was short, despite the subject: the 2012 budget. The preliminary 2012 budget will be available at the City Hall...

 

Students back for PSE plant tour

For the third year of the interactive tour at the Puget Sound Energy (PSE) plant, the employees expanded their reach beyond Goldendale; including not...

 

GHS students launch programs and awards to honor area veterans

Every November, Americans take a minute to look at the red, white, and blue flag as a reminder that they live in this land with freedom—thanks in no...

 

GHS takes part in statewide Mock Election

Voters in the 2011 General Election vote got a sense of the election results from their younger counterparts in this year’s State Mock Election. The students soundly disapproved of Initiatives 1125...

 

WSP: Don’t call 9-1-1 during test

The Washington State Patrol is reminding everyone that today’s national test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) is just that: a test. This is the first time there has been a nationwide test of...

 

Gladys Sybouts

Gladys M. (Coffey) Sybouts, 90, passed away peacefully in bed at her apartment in the Five Rivers Assisted Living in Tillamook, Ore, on Oct. 31,...

 

Ben Bush

Ben F. Bush, 93, died Oct. 31, 2011 of causes incidental to age. Born on Sept. 14, 1918, in Seattle, to Frank and Addie Bush, Ben spent his childhood...

 

Broken Spur Rodeo - all contestants are winners

Broken Spur Rodeo was held, Oct. 2, under a threat of rain, but sun prevailed and a great time was had by everyone. Broken Spur Rodeo was postponed...

 

Amy Gorrod

Amy Abigale Gorrod was born Oct. 7, 2011, at Mid-Columbia Medical Center in The Dalles, to Alex and Lacey Gorrod. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21.25 inches at birth. Maternal grandparents...

 

It’s a new time of honor and respect for the country

People talk a lot about how similar these times are to those of past recessionary periods, even to the Great Depression. Most often they’re...

 
 By Mark Heid    Opinion    November 9, 2011

How to become the most admired school district

We are so excited that The Sentinel has agreed to give us a regular column to share with the community the new and exciting things happening at the Goldendale School District! We’ll be presenting ar...

 

Tax disparities aren’t fixed with flat tax

To the Editor: A frequently quoted statistic by those trying to justify the huge disparity in U.S. wealth is that the top 10 percent pays 70 percent of federal income taxes. This is a classic example...

 

We see you: thank you to veterans of all eras and places

Dear Veterans, I see you. I see you pumping gas at the gas station in the pouring rain, your head protected by a cap embroidered with “World War II.” I see you tenderly holding the elbow of your...

 

Living with diabetes, KVH hosts workshop

The ‘Black Tie and Blue Jeans’ event was very successful with a full house, good music, as well as low-lit decorations and good food, plus the dress code ranged from black tie to blue jeans. It...

 

Lyle’s annual bazaar begins this weekend

A loving collection of Joyce Sauls’ family and friends gathered in celebration of her 80th birthday on Saturday. Standing focal point on the gift table was a large vase filled with 80 long stem...

 

Budget cuts force closure of Northwest Service Academy

Halloween was a very busy time in Trout Lake this year.  The town was appropriately dressed with well carved Halloween pumpkins, corn stalks, and decorations gracing the front of the Station...

 

Bickleton honor roll released

High School: 4.0- Sierra Luther, Kaylie Padgett. 3.75-3.99- Peter Clinton, Joshua Cummings, Haley Goodnight, Mitchell Powers, and Justin Roberts. 3.5-3.74- Lindsay Brown, Taylor Brown, Konrad...

 

Family Fun Time

Mary Clark and daughter Lacey Gorrod, accompanied by the Run’s youngest competitors, Emma and Amy Gorrod, were among the participants in Sole to...

 

Timberwolf season ends at Royal for fourth time in five years

For the fourth time in five years, The Goldendale Timberwolves’ football season has come to an end at the hands of the Royal Knights. Each loss has...

 

Lady Wolves make a surprising exit from District playoffs

The Lady Timberwolves looked to be on the fast track to the State playoffs last week after winning the opening match against Columbia-Burbank in...

 

Vandals win league but lose trip to State to Knights

For the first time in five years, Klickitat will not compete in the State volleyball tournament. Sunnyside Christian defeated the Vandals in two...

 

Clinton leads Pirates to 12th place team finish at State

Peter Clinton and Troy Roberts finished in the top half of runners at the State 2B/1B cross country meet in Pasco, Saturday. Clinton ran an 18:02 on...

 

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